Forthcoming Folklore Society Events

Calendar Customs and Seasonal Events

  • 26th — 28th June 2015
  • 13:00—13:15
  • Exeter University, Students' Guild

"Calendar Customs and Seasonal Events" Conference,  26-28 June 2015, at the University of Exeter From New Year's mummers to Xmas carol singing, wassailing to well dressing, Easter eggs to Halloween lanterns, calendar customs and seasonal…

Photography, Folklore and Some Confusions

  • 1st July 2015
  • 18:00—19:00
  • The Warburg Institute, London WC1H 0AB

Photograpy, Folklore and Some Confusions A talk by Sara Hannant and Doc Rowe, 6.00 pm at The Warburg Institute. To book, contact

Law and Crime in Legend and Tradition

  • 5th — 6th September 2015
  • Town Hall, Huntingdon

Call for Papers and Presentations: Law and Crime in Legend and Tradition: the Tenth Legendary Weekend of The Folklore Society: Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th September 2015 at the Town Hall, Huntingdon Oyez, oyez! Who will give evidence at…

Folklore and Religion in Republican Turkey

  • 8th October 2015
  • 18:00—19:00
  • The Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AB

Folklore and Religion in Republican Turkey: Thoughts from Çatalhöyük and the Konya Plain.  A Folklore Society lecture by David Shankland (Royal Anthropological Institute) Thurs 8 October 2015, 6--7 p.m. at The Warburg Institute To book,…

Folklore and Anthropology

  • 16th October 2015
  • The Royal Anthropological Institute, 50 Fitzroy Street, London W1T 5BT

Folklore and Anthropology: A One-Day Symposium, organised jointly by The Folklore Society and The Royal Anthropological Society.

The Katharine Briggs Lecture and Awards 2015

  • 18th November 2015
  • 18:30—20:30
  • The Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AB

The Katharine Briggs Memorial Lecture 2015 will be "From 'breathless catalogue' to 'beyond text': A Hundred Years of Children's Folklore Collecting" by Dr Julia C. Bishop (Research Associate, School of Education, University of Sheffield,…